Mount Fuji, Japan
How to reach:
By Air: The nearest airport to Mt Fuji is Mt. Fuji Shizuoka Airport, where many International flights arrive and depart regularly. The airport is about 116 km away from Mt. Fuji and it will take about 2 hrs to reach there, by bus or by taxi.
By Train: There is no direct train to Mt. Fuji. But from Tokyo, you can reach Fujiyoshida and Gotemba. From here, you can take a bus and reach Mt. Fuji. From Western Japan, go to Fujinomiya by train, then take a bus to Mt. Fuji.
By Bus: Take the Kio Express Bus from Shinkuju in Tokyo and you will reach Mt. Fuji in about 2 to 2.5 hrs.
By Guided Tour: Many travel companies in Japan offer Fuji-san climbing tours, which include bus fare of the whole trip, climbing guide, hut, dinner, breakfast and a visit to a hot spring, after the descent from Mt. Fuji.
Best time to visit: Official climbing season: July and August.
Professional Service: Many mountain guides are available, depending on the tour you chose.